JONES-HAMILTON CO. TO EXPAND PLANT –
Jones-Hamilton Co., an employee-owned manufacturer and marketer of specialty chemicals, announced plans to expand its plant in Chester County, South Carolina. The Walbridge, Ohio-based company is the world's largest producer of sodium bisulfate and a major supplier of hydrochloric acid to the North American market. Jones-Hamilton Co. President, Bernie Murphy, said “the expansion is in line with the original site design to accommodate more production as our business outlook was realized.” The expansion began in June 2019 with construction expected to be complete in September 2019. The plant is currently staffed by 20 production operators, and warehouse, maintenance and administration personnel. The expansion will create approximately four new jobs.